Shrimp Pasta Salad⁠⠀


Shrimp Pasta Salad⁠⠀
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This Shrimp Pasta Salad is quick and easy to prepare and is guaranteed to be the hit of every potluck, barbecue and cookout!⁠⠀
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Ingredients:⁠⠀
Pasta Salad:⁠⠀
20oz. refrigerated cheese tortellini⁠⠀
1pound medium shrimpshelled, deveined tails on⁠⠀
1pint cherry tomatoeshalved⁠⠀
2/3cup chopped Dill pickles⁠⠀
2cups packed roughly chopped romaine lettuce⁠⠀
1/4 thinly sliced small red onion⁠⠀
1tablespoon olive oil⁠⠀
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Cajun Spice Mix:⁠⠀
1 1/2teaspoons smoked paprika⁠⠀
1tsp EACH garlic powder, onion powder⁠⠀
1/2tsp EACH salt, dried oregano, dried thyme⁠⠀
1/4tsp EACH pepper, cayenne pepper⁠⠀
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Remoulade Dressing:⁠⠀
2/3cup mayonnaise⁠⠀
1/3cup olive oil⁠⠀
1tablespoon Dijon mustard⁠⠀
1tablespoon prepared horseradish⁠⠀
1tablespoon lemon juice⁠⠀
1 1/2teaspoons pickle juicefrom Dill pickles above⁠⠀
1/2teaspoon reserved seasoningin directions⁠⠀
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Instructions:⁠⠀
Whisk together all of the Cajun Seasoning Mix in a small bowl. Remove 1/2 teaspoon to a medium bowl. Add all of the Remoulade Dressing ingredients to this 1/2 teaspoon and whisk together. Refrigerate until ready to use.⁠⠀
Add shrimp to a medium bowl. Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil and all remaining Cajun Seasoning. Let sit at room temperature while you prep your other ingredients and cook your pasta.⁠⠀
Cook tortellini in generously salted water according to package directions, taking care not to overcook. Drain the pasta, rinse with cold water then toss with a drizzle of olive oil to keep it from sticking together.⁠⠀
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add half of the shrimp in an even layer and cook 2 minutes, then flip shrimp over and cook another 2 minutes or until cooked through. Once cool enough to handle, remove tails from shrimp.⁠⠀
To Serve immediately:⁠⠀
Add all of the salad ingredients to a large bowl. Add desired amount of Remoulade Dressing and toss until evenly coated. Season with additional salt, pepper and/or hot sauce to taste

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